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Join us for the first twilight in our 2021 series.

The 30-year anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody 1987–1991.

Royal Commissioner and Senator, Patrick Dodson will discuss the underlying systemic social, cultural and legal issues that led to the Royal Commission. What has been learnt? And where to now for our First Nations peoples? 

Supported by the Judicial Officers Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Committee (JOACAC).

While this program is designed for judicial officers, the learning outcomes may be appropriate for some non-judicial roles. Please contact us to express your interest.

Location

Zoom Webinar

Presenter
Pat Dodson

Senator Patrick Dodson

Patrick Dodson is a Yawuru man from Broome in Western Australia. He has dedicated his life work to being an advocate for constructive relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples based on mutual respect, understanding and dialogue. He is a recipient of the Sydney International Peace prize.

Patrick has extensive experience in Aboriginal Affairs, previously as Director of the Central and Kimberley Land Councils and as a Commissioner in the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He also served as inaugural Chair of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and as Co-Chair of the Expert Panel for Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians.
 

Moderator
Rona Glynn-McDonald

Rona Glynn-McDonald

Rona is a proud Kaytetye woman and social changemaker. As CEO and founder of Aboriginal-led organisation, Common Ground, Rona works to record and share First Nations cultures, histories and lived experiences.

 

Presenter
Pat Dodson

Senator Patrick Dodson

Patrick Dodson is a Yawuru man from Broome in Western Australia. He has dedicated his life work to being an advocate for constructive relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples based on mutual respect, understanding and dialogue. He is a recipient of the Sydney International Peace prize.

Patrick has extensive experience in Aboriginal Affairs, previously as Director of the Central and Kimberley Land Councils and as a Commissioner in the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He also served as inaugural Chair of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and as Co-Chair of the Expert Panel for Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians.
 

Moderator
Rona Glynn-McDonald

Rona Glynn-McDonald

Rona is a proud Kaytetye woman and social changemaker. As CEO and founder of Aboriginal-led organisation, Common Ground, Rona works to record and share First Nations cultures, histories and lived experiences.